HIGH FIVE LITERACY AND ACADEMIC COACHING
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Reading Recovery Hops On
“Why are we teaching phonics in fourth grade and asking first graders to do ‘deep reading’ of words they haven’t been taught to read?”
https://highfiveliteracy.com/2018/11/08 ... y-hops-on/
The “Topsy Turvy” world that is education would like us to believe that balance is best. But when we parse the doublespeak, we can see the problem clearly. Is it any wonder why children need phonics in fourth grade while children in first grade are being asked to do deep reading of words they haven’t been taught to read?
Do read the whole piece written by specialist Faith Borkowsky.